South Africa

Pretoria - FIFA's Legacy Trust -- aimed at ensuring that South Africans will continue reaping the benefits of hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup - is now fully operational.

Pretoria - The Department of Health and Social Development in Limpopo has warned all suppliers not to render services without having the original purchasing order and personally verify the order with the department.

Johannesburg - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on Tuesday engaged stakeholders on the newly launched Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP).

Pretoria - Motorists are registering in large numbers before the Gauteng e-toll roads system kicks in on 30 April.

Pretoria - A lasting and sustainable solution is needed to improve the capacity of the public service to advance service delivery, says Acting Public Service and Administration Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Pretoria - Cabinet has condemned the gang rape of a 17-year-old Soweto girl and it wants law enforcement authorities to ensure that the full course of the law is implemented.

Johannesburg - The South African National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL) says it is ready to roll-out the Gauteng e-tolling system.

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will on Friday co-chair the inaugural session of the South Africa-Ugandan Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uganda, Sam Kutesa.

Pretoria - Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lt General Mzwandile Petros on Wednesday assured Gautengers that this festive season police will be on the beat to ensure their safety.

Pretoria - With Gauteng recording the highest increase in population size in the Census 2011, the national government needs to adjust the model of funding for provinces, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Wednesday.

Giyani - Limpopo residents who get social grants have been reminded that they have until the end of December to re-register for new identification smart cards that are designed to avoid fraud and corruption.

Pretoria - Just over 1 000 applications for municipal boundary changes were received from members of the public and stakeholders, but only 202 cases will be considered, says the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB).

Pretoria - The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been appointed to manage the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for PetroSA's proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) off-loading facility in Mossel Bay.

Pretoria - Stakeholders in the North West Province have endorsed the National Development Plan and Vision 2030, emphasising that economic infrastructure development was a priority government should be pushing.

Pretoria - Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has dismissed allegations that the Mango Airline was responsible for the demise of 1Time Airways.

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